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Pukeko (Porphyrio melanotus)


Posted by unozig on Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:43 pm

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Another backyard bird, this South-west Pacific swamphen is common throughout New Zealand. They are typically found near sheltered fresh or brackish water (e.g. vegetated swamps, streams or lagoons), especially adjacent to open grassy areas and pastures.

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by Ron Day on Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:33 pm
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Thanks for providing this information on the Pukeko of New Zealand, Zig.
 

by david fletcher on Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:47 pm
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Good info with this Zig
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